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Arnold Schwarzenegger reportedly trying to change the law so he can run for President
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Posted on 10/18/2013 11:13:23 PM PDT by ClaytonP

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To: ClaytonP

If he just switches parties, no one would even care where he was from.


51 posted on 10/19/2013 7:05:26 AM PDT by BradyLS (DO NOT FEED THE BEARS!)
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To: ClaytonP
If I really considered it a serious possibility that this RINO would get the US Constitution changed to allow him to run for president in 2016, it would concern me.

But to imagine that he could persuade three-fourths of the state legislatures (38, in all) to go along with such a change, plus two-thirds of both chambers of Congress--and all in time for a 2016 presidential run, yet--is simply to suspend all disbelief...

52 posted on 10/19/2013 7:09:18 AM PDT by AmericanExceptionalist (Democrats believe in discussing the full spectrum of ideas, all the way from far left to center-left)
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To: trebb
There was once another Austrian who moved to another country and became their leader, didn’t turn out too well.

Doesn't the family now run a chain of hapsburger restaurants?

Maybe. I do know he sells a lot of fried chicken in Thailand!

53 posted on 10/19/2013 7:09:22 AM PDT by BradyLS (DO NOT FEED THE BEARS!)
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To: ClaytonP

“Any amendment to the Constitution must be approved by two-thirds majority in the House and the Senate.”

Somebody needs to go back and read the Constitution.


54 posted on 10/19/2013 7:09:33 AM PDT by ops33 (Senior Master Sergeant, USAF (Retired))
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To: dfwgator

“I vill be de virst Terminator in Chief!”


55 posted on 10/19/2013 7:12:33 AM PDT by BradyLS (DO NOT FEED THE BEARS!)
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To: Theodore R.

Just ten short years ago. I remember those days well. Tom McClintock supporters were labeled “Tomikazes” and, boy, what jolly, good-natured fun it was to call them that. But if you called Arnold’s supporters, “Schwarzenazi’s” (or anything, really) you were just a gutless, hate-filled troll. Even RUSH’s wisdom was questioned here when he came down against him.

Oh yes, a lot of folks couldn’t wait to get their action zero in the governor’s mansion. I wonder how many Republicans that voted for him still live in California?


56 posted on 10/19/2013 7:28:31 AM PDT by BradyLS (DO NOT FEED THE BEARS!)
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To: ClaytonP

Arnold is smart, entertainment addicted Americans will vote for Hollywooders in mass numbers at the drop of a hat.


57 posted on 10/19/2013 7:30:16 AM PDT by wrencher
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To: dfwgator

I think safe to say Simpsons did episode on this right was South Park


58 posted on 10/19/2013 8:10:49 AM PDT by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media bases belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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To: FredZarguna

So that’s the kid now? So funny, they lived right around the corner from my father in law all those years.


59 posted on 10/19/2013 8:39:14 AM PDT by sheana
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To: ClaytonP; Revolting cat!

“What difference does it make at this time, anyhow?”


60 posted on 10/19/2013 9:03:21 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: Revolting cat!

While “changing the law”, they may also lift the ban on Obama’s third term.

Then they can have a debate together and Ahnold can insist that the entire debate be in Austrian.


61 posted on 10/19/2013 9:04:35 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: ClaytonP

Does anybody realize what kind of a low life self serving scumbag Schwarzenegger would have to be in order to even try to change the constitution. What happened to natural born Americans running for president. Does anyone see that the game is intentionally rigged. The left is doing everything it can to destroy every aspect of the old USA.


62 posted on 10/19/2013 9:17:55 AM PDT by Revel
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To: ClaytonP

The US Constitution is a racist document that should be ignored.

/sarc(???)


63 posted on 10/19/2013 9:44:00 AM PDT by Tzimisce (The American Revolution began when the British attempted to disarm the Colonists.)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

Thanks ClaytonP.
One source said: "Schwarzenegger has been talking openly about working on getting the constitutional rules changed so he can run for president in 2016. He is ready to file legal paperwork to challenge the rules."
Uh, the "legal paperwork" required is a Constitutional amendment. Based on that alone, it's possible that this story is a phony.


64 posted on 10/19/2013 9:52:20 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (It's no coincidence that some "conservatives" echo the hard left.)
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To: Maceman

The rules have already been changed. The Constitutional definition for a natural born citizen as required by Article 2 requires that both parents be U.S. citizens at time of birth. Since obama was allowed to run for President( naturalized, one parent U.S. Citizen), the 14th amendment would allow Schwarzenegger to run for the office. Both are technically naturalized citizens. Congress can not pick and choose when they want to enforce article 2, it must apply fairly with all citizens.


65 posted on 10/19/2013 9:53:01 AM PDT by alpha 76
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To: ClaytonP; SunkenCiv

This question came up ten years ago, when Arnold ran for governor, and he said he didn’t want the Constitution amended just for him. What has changed his mind since then?


66 posted on 10/19/2013 10:14:39 AM PDT by Berosus (I wish I had as much faith in God as liberals have in government.)
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To: Berosus

That’s another reason this looks bogus.

Of course, he’d only get a free pass from the partisan media shills for his philandering, divorce, and national origin if he switched parties before he announced. The Demagogic Party would have 100,000 astroturf staff on the streets getting signatures for the ballot proposals to amend, and have his ex-wife give a ringing endorsement of his candidacy (more ringing than “I believe my husband’s story” about Chappaquiddick from Joan).


67 posted on 10/19/2013 10:37:10 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (It's no coincidence that some "conservatives" echo the hard left.)
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To: ClaytonP

On what grounds does he think he could get the law changed?


68 posted on 10/19/2013 10:42:18 AM PDT by wastedyears (One nation, under wub. Saints Row IV)
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To: ClaytonP
Okay, Ahnold ya moron. It's not a *law*, nor is it *the rules*, its the f--king U.S. Constitution, you asshat!
69 posted on 10/19/2013 10:54:50 AM PDT by Condor51 (Si vis pacem, para bellum.)
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70 posted on 10/19/2013 11:27:22 AM PDT by RedMDer (http://www.dontfundobamacare.com/)
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To: ClaytonP
Obama has already set precedence. Just hide your documents Arnold.
71 posted on 10/19/2013 11:58:40 AM PDT by tsowellfan (www.cafenetamerica.com)
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To: fatnotlazy
Just what we would need: another liberal Republican Republican presidential candidate

Amen! But Obama really did set precedence for him to run if he hides the documents. What Obama did is really serious. Obama may not have been born outside the nation, he may even have real American born parents for all we know (we have not seen any documented proof who his parents really are). Still, he ignored the Constitution and did not prove his eligibility. It may have been intentional (even though he's got nothing to hide) so the doors will be open for others not born in the US to run.

Get on the birther wagon and impeach this man or the precedence has been set forever.

Birtherism is not an implication that Obama was born outside the US. It implies that Obama refused to prove his eligibility based on his birth records.

72 posted on 10/19/2013 12:05:43 PM PDT by tsowellfan (www.cafenetamerica.com)
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To: Wonder Warthog
Sorry, but he is Pennsylvania Dutch; he faked Austrian ancestry as an exotic backstory to win his first Mr. Olympia contest. After that, he was stuck with it. Of course he changed his name at the same time.

I was working in the Official Records Office at the County Courthouse in York County, PA, in 1974 and can verify that Arnold has a valid birth certificate and it is totally, totally real and official. But nobody can see it. Just because. I made a copy. Take a look:

 photo JacobStolzFus_zpsbbec3232.jpg

73 posted on 10/19/2013 12:23:55 PM PDT by FredZarguna (The sequel, thoroughly pointless, derivative, and boring was like all James Cameron "films.")
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To: ClaytonP

No...


74 posted on 10/19/2013 12:24:35 PM PDT by Dead Corpse (I will not comply.)
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To: tsowellfan
Just seems to me that if Obama was born in the States, he would have produced a birth certificate right away. Instead, he refused to release a birth certificate for months, maybe years and when he finally did, the certificate appeared phony. Even if the certificate is genuine, I have to ask why the delay. What was he trying to hide?

Everything about Obama is suspicious. He can't say 2 words without lying. So it's natural to be suspicious about his birth, his education, everything. All politicians lie, but Obama has elevated lying into an art form.

Plus Obama has demonstrated that he can violate any law he wants to and get away with it. So far he has been successful since no one appears willing to seriously challenge him. The law regarding the president's citizenship status is now worthless. If Arnold wanted to run without an amendment or revocation of the law, I doubt he would be stopped. We are now a lawless nation.

I just don't like Arnold and wouldn't vote for him no matyer the circumstances.

75 posted on 10/19/2013 12:42:31 PM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: FredZarguna

Even if I wanted Arnold, and I don’t, it would mean that the UN would run multiple candidates every chance they hand.


76 posted on 10/19/2013 2:26:14 PM PDT by BunnySlippers (I LOVE BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: ClaytonP
Action star and former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has been lobbying for support to change the law to allow him to run for president in 2016, according to the New York Post's Page Six.

Not happening unless the U.S. Constitution gets amended that changes the "Natural Born Citizenship" requirement for eligibility to be President or Vice-President to something like "Citizen, either Natural Born or Nationalized".

Amending the U.S. Constitution can be done by either getting 2/3rds of each house of Congress to vote to approve an amendment, then they must send it to the states, where 3/4 of the state legislatures must vote to ratify the proposed amendment. The second way requires a Constitutional Convention, where 2/3 of the states must petition Congress to convene a Constitutional Convention and then 3/4 of the states must ratify any amendment to comes out of a Convention.

My own two cents on this, no way will the Constitution get amended to formally allow Nationalized Citizens to become citizens in Arnold's lifetime. Who knows what will happen in 30 or more years, especially if the illegals ever get amnestied and become citizens.

77 posted on 10/19/2013 2:55:53 PM PDT by dsm69 (Boycott News Media/Hollywood Advertisers)
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To: Berosus

That’s easy! He WON!


78 posted on 10/19/2013 2:58:03 PM PDT by BradyLS (DO NOT FEED THE BEARS!)
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To: dsm69; All
"Nationalized" citizen should read "Naturalized" citizen :-).
79 posted on 10/19/2013 3:26:17 PM PDT by dsm69 (Boycott News Media/Hollywood Advertisers)
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To: Inyo-Mono
He probably wants to be president so he can sign into law a national ban on .50 cal rifles.


80 posted on 10/19/2013 4:03:57 PM PDT by Brown Deer (Pray for 0bama. Psalm 109:8)
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To: ClaytonP

The Rhino Rhineland ‘Rnold....


81 posted on 10/19/2013 4:09:06 PM PDT by GraceG
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To: ClaytonP

See tag line. I’ve had it since the California recall that got the Grovelnator erected.


82 posted on 10/19/2013 4:35:49 PM PDT by Carry_Okie (Grovelnator Schwarzenkaiser, fashionable fascism one charade at a time.)
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To: ClaytonP
Why does he need to change any old stinkn’ law - it worked just fine for a kid born of a Kenyan father? No one in Congress challenged Barry when the Electoral Congress affixed their approval to his election - TWO TIMES - or when the US Congress reviewed and approved the Electoral votes.

If Arnold is afraid of the law, just re-register as a RAT and no one other than conservative birthers will pay any attention. What is good for Barry is good for Arnold.

The key for being concerned about a law is which party you are going to run under.
83 posted on 10/19/2013 5:29:25 PM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: ClaytonP

He is as eligible as Obama ever was.

It doesn’t matter. He would not win even a primary.


84 posted on 10/19/2013 6:17:31 PM PDT by FreeAtlanta (Liberty or Big Government - you can't have both.)
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To: Berosus
What has changed his mind since then?

This British/Indonesian/whatever guy just walked in to the White House and no one stopped him. So why not an Austrian?

85 posted on 10/19/2013 7:17:19 PM PDT by Plummz (pro-constitution, anti-corruption)
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To: ClaytonP

He must be trying to win Maria back... A Kennedy in the White House is all we need!/s


86 posted on 10/19/2013 7:47:12 PM PDT by MacMattico
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To: dfwgator

Can’t say i care, I appose altering the Constitution for such a trivial matter, but I also recognize that if Conservatives are going to stand any chance we need an actor, preferably a minority actor to “lead” us in the same capacity Obama “Leads” the democrats.


87 posted on 10/20/2013 12:17:12 AM PDT by Monorprise
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To: FredZarguna

LOL


88 posted on 10/20/2013 3:44:25 AM PDT by Wonder Warthog
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To: FredZarguna

Didn’t know Arnie was Amish!


89 posted on 10/20/2013 1:41:22 PM PDT by steelhead_trout (MYOB)
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To: Maceman

Such a change allowing Schwarzenegger should only happen after an amendment allowing a state to be thrown out of the United States (start with Californication).


90 posted on 10/20/2013 3:11:57 PM PDT by Huskerfan44 (Huskerfan44 (22 Yr, Navy Vet))
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To: steelhead_trout
Not Amish. Pennsylvania Dutch. That could be Mennonite, Old Order Mennonite (Amish), German Baptist or even Lutheran.

PA Dutch just means, "German."

91 posted on 10/20/2013 4:47:33 PM PDT by FredZarguna (The sequel, thoroughly pointless, derivative, and boring was like all James Cameron "films.")
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To: ClaytonP

No thanks, Ahnold. Go back to Hollyweird or Austria please.


92 posted on 10/20/2013 7:36:23 PM PDT by ReformationFan
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To: ClaytonP

Just retire Ahhnold.


93 posted on 10/21/2013 5:54:20 AM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: greeneyes

Clinton could be his wingman.


94 posted on 10/21/2013 5:55:31 AM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: AlexW; Maceman
“The only way to change the “rules” is with a Constitutional amendment.” __________________________________________ Rules? Who needs stinking rules? A Kenyan got elected POTUS.

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That's right. The "natural born Citizen" requirement for the Commander in Chief has been removed from the Constitution by popular vote and a complicit media.

Prince George is now eligible (according to those people), and could be sworn in so long as hollywood, the state run media and 50.1% of the voting sheeple think he's cool enough.

The security provision mandated by the founders and framers means nothing to most Americans today.

"The time may ere long arrive when the minds of men will be prepared to make an effort to recover the Constitution, but the many cannot now be brought to make a stand for its preservation. We must wait a while." - Alexander Hamilton to Gouverneur Morris, 27th February, 1802

95 posted on 10/21/2013 9:26:34 AM PDT by rxsid (HOW CAN A NATURAL BORN CITIZEN'S STATUS BE "GOVERNED" BY GREAT BRITAIN? - Leo Donofrio (2009))
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